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Son charged with murder after father in 50s is found stabbed to death

A man has been charged with murder after his father was found stabbed to death late at night on Tuesday. Sean Maurice, 29, of Widmore Road, Bromley, was charged on the evening of September 15 and is due to appear at the Old Bailey on Monday.

   

Former South London Press reporter wins award for exposing the trials of being a medic in the pandemic

Sian Bayley, formerly a Local Democracy Reporter, now senior reporter at The Bookseller, has been announced as the winner as part of the Regional Press Awards which showcase the very best in regional and local journalism from across the UK.

  

Cops release E-fit of wanted man who robbed couples at knifepoint in Lewisham park

Cops have released an E-fit as part of a search for the man who robbed couples at knifepoint in a Lewisham park. The man wanted after a spate of knifepoint robberies in Brookmill Park, that left one victim hospitalised.

  

Watchdog found hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of knock-off cigarettes in raid

A watchdog has found hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of knock-off cigarettes in a raid. Bexley’s trading standards, along with the Metropolitan Police, removed 62,940 of the illegal fags from a grocery store in Erith during a raid recently.

  

Man left hospitalised in a critical condition after hit and run

A 37-year-old man has been left hospitalised in a critical condition after hit and run in Bromley. Cops were called at 3.37am on Saturday, August 28, after a man was found injured at the junction of Woodbank Road and Lincomb Road.

    

EXCLUSIVE: Family’s harrowing ordeal over Norbury grave brings back trauma of children’s deaths

A grandmother’s coffin has been shattered and one of her murdered grandchildren’s remains allegedly lost by a funeral firm. The incident has heaped misery upon Mary Adekoya, who had hoped to unite her mum, Judith, and her tragic children in one grave at South London Crematorium in Streatham Vale.

  

Woolwich cosmetics shop fined again after repeated breach of Covid lockdown laws

Undercover shop watchdog officers have exposed a shop which flouted lockdown laws – after it repeatedly broke rules which stopped Covid spreading. The owner of Sabina Hair & Cosmetics Ltd in Greens End, Woolwich, has been ordered to pay thousands in fines after he admitted he ignored the pandemic restrictions to continue trading.  

  

North Peckham streets are in appalling state says resident

A resident has hit out at Southwark council for what he says are the “appalling” condition of streets in North Peckham, writes Harrison McQueen.  Ian Huckle has lived in Pennethorne Road for three years. He said that the streets have never been in such a poor condition, with rubbish, fly-tipping, dog faeces, blocked drains, overflowing bins and food waste lining the streets from behind Peckham police station to the Old Kent Road

  

Investigation into how river through Sydenham and Lewisham was polluted, killing hundreds of fish

A river’s fish population has been
affected by pollution from a storm drain. The River Pool in Sydenham, had a flood of green liquid pouring into it on Monday, with passers-by seeing scores of dead fish washed up on its banks.

Latest Sport

  

Dons defender relishing another crack at Arsenal in a cup competition – and insists no pressure on League One outfit

AFC Wimbledon defender Ben Heneghan is relishing the prospect of a second chance at cup glory against Arsenal at the Emirates next week.

  

‘I nearly became a carpet-fitter’ – Charlton new boy Sam Lavelle was on brink of quitting after experiencing ‘ugly’ side of football

Charlton Athletic new boy Sam Lavelle has revealed he was on the brink of becoming a carpet-fitter before landing a break at Morecambe.

  

Millwall attacker nominated for Championship Goal of the Month for August

Jed Wallace’s stunning free-kick against Blackpool has been nominated for Championship Goal of the Month for August.

  

Marcus Hook’s veridict on Surrey CCC’s season – inexperience and lack of stars no recipe for success

Surrey fielded a staggering 34 players this summer due to international calls, injuries, Covid-19 and, of course, The Hundred.

  

Ice-hockey: Streatham player-coach Farn remaining cautious despite back-to-back victories

Streatham player-coach Michael Farn heads into this weekend’s fixtures against Oxford City Stars and Milton Keynes Thunder buoyed yet cautious, after a winning start to the 2021-22 campaign.

  

Hercules Wimbledon AC: Six track relay winners at Carshalton event

Hercules Wimbledon sprinters claimed a record six Surrey track relay titles at Carshalton last weekend.

  

Studying Cristiano Ronaldo and setting a big attacking target – Jack Rudoni on becoming a key man for AFC Wimbledon

Jack Rudoni has set himself the target of reaching 20-plus goal contributions this season, with the Carshalton-born midfielder studying clips of Cristiano Ronaldo as he searches to become a reliable outlet for AFC Wimbledon.

  

Riakporhe and Dubois sign promotional deals with BOXXER – with both setting sights on world title honours

Richard Riakporhe and Caroline Dubois have signed promotional deals with BOXXER and their fights will be televised on Sky Sports.

  

Rugby union: Ed Taylor set to find Blackheath captaincy more testing than his immediate predecessors

Ed Taylor is only the fourth player to be appointed as captain of Blackheath since 2005 – but in many ways his task looks to be far more onerous.

  

Millwall have so often been Championship’s draw specialists – but now is not the time to judge Gary Rowett’s side

No club drew more matches than Millwall last season – 17. And the Lions actually have one more than at the same stage of the 2020-21 Championship campaign.

  

Charlton winger Charlie Kirk makes transfer admission

Charlie Kirk was determined that Crewe would be compensated for his move to Charlton Athletic. The 23-year-old joined the Addicks in the middle of last month after they bid £500,000 to trigger a release clause in his contract.

  

The lowdown on Bromley’s US Open champion Emma Raducanu

Emma Raducanu is the talk of tennis after the 18-year-old ended Britain’s 44-year wait for a women’s Grand Slam singles champion. The Bromley-raised teenager won the US Open on Saturday night and is being tipped to become one of sport’s biggest names. Here we provide the lowdown on her amazing achievement.

  

Millwall could have EIGHT players missing for Coventry City clash at The Den

Millwall could be without up to EIGHT first-teamers for tomorrow’s home game against Coventry City.

Entertainment

  

South London residents put on exhibitions about their lives and experiences

Residents of a South London estate have put on an exhibition exploring their lives and experiences. Two projects, As Here Becomes There and Home Is Where The Heart Is, were shown together at ASC Gallery in Thurlow Street for the past three weeks.

  

Frozen The Musical opens at Theatre Royal Drury Lane

The streets outside Theatre Royal Drury Lane were filled with a sea of blue Elsa dresses last week, as the long-awaited theatrical production of Frozen The Musical opened its doors, writes Rebecca Magill.

  

Colourful events to brighten up autumn

A new development’s community hub is hosting a string of colourful events for its anniversary. There is a Latin Folk Festival on Saturday, September 25 from noon until 6pm with music and dance performances from 17 different talented groups from all corners of Latin America and the Caribbean.

  

Italian ballerina tells life story with help from Bromley photographer

A photographer from Bromley has collaborated with an Italian ballerina to create a photo book and memoir telling the story of her life. Former principal dancer with The Royal Ballet, Mara Galeazzi, worked with Jason Ashwood, from Beckenham, to provide some insight into her life on and behind the stage in the book Shadow Aspect.

Food & Drink

  

Two Drifters help save the planet whilst producing delicious rum

Sustainability in all things, that’s the message coming over loudly and clearly. Sweet relief therefore that drinking rum, while keeping an eye on a greener plant is actually possible.

  

Popping down The Hoppers for a small drink

Growing up, Sidcup was the last place one would describe as a beery oasis but in the intervening years no fewer than four micropubs have sprung up, creating its own little ecosystem of ale.

  

Delicious pizzas at 400 Rabbits

Children can take things literally, so when we arrived at 400 Rabbits my daughter asked, with a sigh: “Where are all the rabbits?” She looked around and couldn’t find even one.

  

Borough Market now tempts your taste buds seven days a week

Food lovers of South London will no doubt rejoice at the news that Borough Market is now open on Sunday as well. It’s doing its best to promote the market as a supermarket alternative fully stocked with everything many expect from their weekly shop.

Education

 

The BRIT School – Original, responsible, ambitious and free

The BRIT School is the UK’s first and leading free performing and creative arts school for 1,400 young people aged 14 to 19. The school – an exempt charity based in Croydon – invests in the future of the UK’s cultural wealth by nurturing young artistic talent from all backgrounds and teaching the skills needed by the rapidly-growing creative industries.

 

Your future at Colfe’s School

Despite two years of uncertainty and disruption, Colfe’s A-level students have shown typical resilience and strength of character by embarking on a diverse range of higher education routes this September. More than 80 per cent of students achieved places at their first choice university.

 

Ark Globe Academy – A Safe and Happy Learning Environment

Ark Globe is an academy for three to 18-year-olds in Elephant and Castle, Southwark. The Academy has set its mission to prepare students for university and to be leaders in their community. It offers students a first-class education based on high-quality teaching and enriching experiences outside the classroom.

 

Trinity Academy – Academic rigour and educational excellence

Trinity Academy’s distinctive ethos is rooted in our clear and timeless values of knowledge, aspiration and respect. As part of the outstanding Future Academies family of schools, Trinity Academy’s focus is on setting and achieving aspirational and rigorous educational standards

 

St Thomas the Apostle School and Sixth Form – Consistency with outstanding results

St Thomas the Apostle School and Sixth Form is a boys’ Catholic school with a mixed sixth form in the heart of South-east London. Their intake reflects the multi-faith community in which they are situated and they are a very popular choice in the local area, with families recognising the outstanding all-round education they are able to provide.

 

St Martin’s Academy – #We are St Martin’s

St Martin’s Academy is designated as an outstanding Church of England School (latest SIAMS inspection) and is judged ‘Good’ by OFSTED. Its commitment to academic excellence and personal well-being is total. Its vision is to create a safe, caring, happy and inclusive community underpinned by its Christian values of service, compassion, justice and perseverance.

 

James Allen’s Girls’ School – A full, rich and balanced education

James Allen’s Girls’ School (JAGS) has been inspiring and educating pupils for more than 270 years, and educating girls is part of their DNA. The energy, the vibrancy, the friendships and the support networks at JAGS all combine to build something very special.

 

Step Up through the Arts

Step Up performing Arts has been running for more than 20 years. Classes start from two years to 16 years in street dance, drama and singing. As well as many shows, all students take Trinity Guildhall exams. Step Up has had lots of success in the West End and on TV shows.

 

In-person tours at Graveney School

Graveney School is holding its Online Virtual Open Event for Year 7 pupils on Wednesday, October 13 from 9.30am and Thursday, October 14 until 8.30pm. The school will also be offering the opportunity for current Year 6 pupils to book in-person tours of the school for the week commencing Monday, October 11.

 

Kingsdale Foundation School – First Class and Top of the Class!

Kingsdale is Outstanding in every area (Ofsted 2017) and presents exceptionally rich opportunities to challenge students of all abilities, including providing options to study Latin, economics and psychology.
Kingsdale attracts many able students and operates a diverse, expansive curriculum to meet the particular needs and aspirations of all of our students and their families.

 

Tooting born writer surprises seven girls with new childrens book

Seven girls had a wonderful surprise last month, when they discovered they had been immortalised in print by Tooting-born writer Ayisha Malik, writes Rebecca Magill. Each of the children appear as a character in Ayisha’s new picture book Seven Sisters, released by Fulham-based publishers Little Tiger Books.

 

Elephant & Castle students help excluded young people in Camberwell rebrand their public image

If you want to improve your image, asking students the best way might not be the obvious route. Elevated Minds Community Interest Company (EMCIC) set up a project to improve the image of vulnerable pupils, and were helped by undergraduates of London College of Communication (LCC).

Opinions

  

In My View: Vicky Foxcroft, MP for Lewisham and Deptford

As some of you may know, as well as being MP for Lewisham Deptford, I am Shadow Minister for Disabled People. It’s been a steep learning curve (especially when the pandemic has had such a profound impact), but I am really enjoying it.

  

In My View: Marsha de Cordova, MP for Battersea

In a matter of weeks, the Government will cut the £20 a week uplift to Universal Credit. This cut will push 700,000 families further into poverty. With the economic impact of the pandemic far from over, the Government should be working towards lifting families out of poverty and not pushing families further into hardship.

  

In My View: Helen Hayes MP for Dulwich and West Norwood

Next week schools across South London return after a well-earned break for pupils, teachers and school staff who have all worked so hard in very difficult circumstances over the last 18 months during the Covid-19 pandemic. My congratulations to pupils and the parents, teachers and support staff who have supported them on the fantastic GCSE, BTEC and A-level results achieved.

  

In My View: Janet Daby, MP for Lewisham East

While lockdown was undoubtedly a horrible experience for us all, for residents in my constituency of Lewisham East, there was one unexpected benefit. Lewisham East lies squarely in the flight paths of Heathrow and London City Airport, and the total shutdown of international travel provided a welcome respite from the scourge of ‘night flights’. Sleep improved.

What's On

  

What’s on this week

Sarah Davachi x LCO As part of Purcell Sessions, the LCO’s boundary-pushing musicianship adds a brand new level of scale to the stirring feelings conjured by Davachi’s slow-moving compositions.

  

Mixing It Up at the Hayward Gallery

An exhibition that brings together works by 31 contemporary painters living and working in the UK has opened at the Hayward Gallery.

  

‘It’s going to be Specials, we having a party…’

Two tone ska legend Neville Staple was born to be on stage, writes Alexandra Warren.

  

Ten-mile walk along Thames from Battersea Park to raise money and awareness on World Mental Health Day

Walkers will raise money for a mental health charity starting at Battersea Park and going along the Thames to Tower Bridge and back. Walking Out of Darkness 10-mile event, run by counselling life advice suicide prevention, CLASP, is returning to mark this year’s World Mental Health Day.

Theatre

  

James Haddrell speaks on audience and theatre confidence during Covid-19

Throughout the last year, various research organisations have been talking to theatregoers to find out if and when they’ll feel comfortable returning to theatres. The research is designed to help us plan our programme for the near future

  

James Haddrell takes a look at war and the theatre

The term ‘theatre of war’ has been in use for more than 300 years. According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, its first use was recorded in 1703, but while the expression originally related simply to the contained area in which a military campaign was to take place, without any kind of performative connotations, in more recent years the theatrical nature of conflict has become ever more evident.

  

Young, gifted and black in Theatre Peckham

Theatre Peckham’s Young, Gifted & Black Season 2021 will run for five weeks from September to November, and champions a mix of experimental theatre focusing on new writing, poetry, film and discussion.

  

Romeo and Juliet come to the Globe but not as you know it

Revolution is in the air…in the usual places. Shakespeare’s Globe presents a Romeo and Juliet like you’ve never seen it before, writes Christopher Walker.

Best of South London

  

Heart n Soul receive funding to help the creative talents of people with learning disabilities

An arts organisation in South London has received new funding for a scheme which harnesses the creative talents of young people with learning disabilities.

  

Credo Creative Arts Project helping people back to life since Covid

A community-based creative arts initiative in Bromley is working to change the lives of people with experience of mental ill-health, writes Alexandra Causer.

  

Spotlight: Making beauty sustainable and ethical

South London has witnessed weeks of protests by environmental campaigners calling for more to be done to combat the climate crisis. From seasoned activists to first-time protesters, people are making their voices heard in the fight against environmental destruction.

  

‘Local Community Hero’ and restaurateur recognised for ‘One Million Meals’ charity campaign

Suleman Raza, who owns the Spice Village chain of Spice Village in south and west London and the Grand Sapphire Hotel and Events venue in Croydon, has received a special Local Community Hero award, at a ceremony at the House of Lords, on 7th September.

South London Memories

  

Was a woman killed by the ‘wandering lunatic’?

No one was ever convicted of the murder on a Wandsworth train of Elizabeth Camp. Was she bludgeoned by a crazed sports journalist who had lived in Walworth and been spurned by a similar-looking woman? JAN BONDESON sifts through the evidence.

  

This week 10, 20, 30 years ago

10 years ago
Herne Hill Harriers teenager Katie Snowden won a gold medal in the women’s 800m at the Commonwealth Youth Games.

  

Victim’s brain protuded from one of the wounds

When discussing unsolved murders of women in late Victorian London, most people think of the depredations of Jack the Ripper. But Jack the Ripper was just one of a string of phantom murderers whose unsolved slayings outraged late Victorian Britain.

  

This week 10, 20, 30 years ago

10 years ago
Personal experience of life behind bars as a gay man led a former retail manager to set up the country’s first project to support homosexual men in prison.

Pets

  

Prepare your dog for your house move

Moving home can be an extremely stressful occasion for us humans. However, although you might be caught up in all of the packing and planning, don’t forget to look out for your furry friends. Carefully planning your pet’s move will really help them to transition as smoothly and as stress free as possible.

  

Keep your pet safe during your barbecue

From heatstroke and burns, to bin raids and broken glass, there are many potential dangers for pet owners to think about when firing up the grill. However, there’s lots of simple things you can do to make sure your barbecue is fun for everyone – including your four-legged friends!

  

Tips and tricks to brush your pets teeth

Dental care is just as important for our pets as it is for us, so it’s really important to maintain a good dental hygiene routine. Cats and dogs are prone to plaque, rotten teeth, and gum problems just like we are, so good dental hygiene is essential.

  

Beach guide for you and your pooch

Although the seaside has all the ingredients for an exciting adventure with your pooch, it’s essential that you are well prepared so that you can enjoy everything that the beach has to offer.

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Millwall

  

Millwall attacker nominated for Championship Goal of the Month for August

Jed Wallace’s stunning free-kick against Blackpool has been nominated for Championship Goal of the Month for August.

  

Millwall have so often been Championship’s draw specialists – but now is not the time to judge Gary Rowett’s side

No club drew more matches than Millwall last season – 17. And the Lions actually have one more than at the same stage of the 2020-21 Championship campaign.

  

Millwall could have EIGHT players missing for Coventry City clash at The Den

Millwall could be without up to EIGHT first-teamers for tomorrow’s home game against Coventry City.

  

Updated list of Millwall’s injured players – including when they could be back in action

Millwall have got a lengthening injury list – with Daniel Ballard the latest addition after sustaining an eye injury in the 0-0 draw at Swansea City on Wednesday evening. Here we break down who is out, when they last featured, how many games they’ve missed and when they could return.

Charlton Athletic

  

‘I nearly became a carpet-fitter’ – Charlton new boy Sam Lavelle was on brink of quitting after experiencing ‘ugly’ side of football

Charlton Athletic new boy Sam Lavelle has revealed he was on the brink of becoming a carpet-fitter before landing a break at Morecambe.

  

Charlton winger Charlie Kirk makes transfer admission

Charlie Kirk was determined that Crewe would be compensated for his move to Charlton Athletic. The 23-year-old joined the Addicks in the middle of last month after they bid £500,000 to trigger a release clause in his contract.

  

Charlton boss Adkins: We used clips to show where players went wrong against Cheltenham

Nigel Adkins has shown video clips to his Charlton Athletic players to try and eradicate the mistakes they made in last weekend’s 2-1 loss to Cheltenham Town.

  

Injury setback for Charlton as Ryan Inniss and Ronnie Schwartz both sidelined for months

Charlton centre-back Ryan Inniss and striker Ronnie Schwartz have been ruled out of action for the next two months due to injury.

Crystal Palace

  

Personal accolade for midfielder – merited after superb opening month at Crystal Palace

Conor Gallagher has capped off a superb start at Crystal Palace by winning their Player of the Month trophy for August.

  

Former Crystal Palace defender Gary Cahill on his call to sign for AFC Bournemouth

Gary Cahill has talked about his decision to sign for AFC Bournemouth after leaving Crystal Palace.

  

MOTD pundit makes big attacking claim after Palace ease to win over Tottenham

Alan Shearer reckons that Crystal Palace will pose more of a threat in front of goal than last season after their 3-0 win against Tottenham on Saturday.

  

Crystal Palace hit post twice as Sunderland salvage a point in FA Women’s Championship encounter

Substitute Keira Ramshaw saved the day for Sunderland as her equaliser secured a 1-1 draw against Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park to maintain their unbeaten start to the season.

AFC Wimbledon

  

Dons defender relishing another crack at Arsenal in a cup competition – and insists no pressure on League One outfit

AFC Wimbledon defender Ben Heneghan is relishing the prospect of a second chance at cup glory against Arsenal at the Emirates next week.

  

Studying Cristiano Ronaldo and setting a big attacking target – Jack Rudoni on becoming a key man for AFC Wimbledon

Jack Rudoni has set himself the target of reaching 20-plus goal contributions this season, with the Carshalton-born midfielder studying clips of Cristiano Ronaldo as he searches to become a reliable outlet for AFC Wimbledon.

  

Key AFC Wimbledon man faces race to be fit for EFL Cup tie at Arsenal

AFC Wimbledon head coach Mark Robinson says there is a “slight possibility” that joint-top goalscorer Jack Rudoni will be fit for the trip to the Emirates to take on Arsenal in the third round of the EFL Cup.

  

Mark Robinson on why his AFC Wimbledon side are comeback kings

Mark Robinson has identified several reasons why his AFC Wimbledon side has developed a never-say-die mentality to pick up points from losing positions.

Dulwich Hamlet

  

Non-league round-up: Dulwich Hamlet move into National League top-seven after eventful win over Hungerford

Dulwich Hamlet beat Hungerford Town 3-1 at Champion Hill on Saturday to move into the National League South play-off zone.

  

It’s a rally for Rose not a sprint

Dulwich Hamlet boss Gavin Rose won’t be looking at the table for another five games after tomorrow’s match against Hungerford.

   

Non-league round-up: Dulwich Hamlet smash Hemel Hempstead + Bromley sign highly-rated Pompey defender

Dulwich Hamlet picked up their first National League South win in emphatic fashion – a 6-0 hammering of Hemel Hempstead on Monday afternoon.

  

Danny Mills on target as Dulwich Hamlet take a point on opening day in National League South

Dulwich Hamlet kicked off their 2021-22 National League South season with a 1-1 draw at home against Chippenham Town on Saturday.

Chelsea

  

Toni Rudiger targets another Chelsea clean sheet at Tottenham + hails Rom Lukaku’s impact at Bridge

Toni Rudiger will be relishing the chance to do to Tottenham on Sunday what he did to Zenit in midweek – keep a clean sheet.

  

Lukaku nods home the winner as Chelsea open defence of their Champions League crown with 1-0 win over Zenit at Stamford Bridge

Romelu Lukaku opened his Champions League account for Chelsea with the only goal of the game in their Group H match against Zenit at Stamford Bridge this evening.

  

Kerr double puts Chelsea back on track as they rout Everton 4-0 at Kingsmeadow

Sam Kerr hit a much-needed brace as champions Chelsea responded from last week’s unexpected 3-2 defeat to Arsenal with devastating finishing to thrash Everton 4-0 at Kingsmeadow.
Fran Kirby opened the scoring and substitute Beth England finished off the rout.

  

Lukaku double downs rugged Villa as Blues go joint top of the Premier League with 3-0 win at Stamford Bridge

Romelu Lukaku just does what Lukaku does and he smashed home a brace – the first and last in a  3-0 victory over a rugged and organised Aston Villa at Stamford Bridge in the late afternoon game.

The three points aided by a smart, opportunistic goal from Mateo Kovacic puts the west Londoners joint top of the Premier League with Manchester United on 10 points.

Fulham

  

Marco Silva on ‘great win’ for Fulham at Birmingham City

Marco Silva was pleased with Fulham’s response to their first Championship loss of the season as they thrashed Birmingham City 4-1 on Tuesday evening.

  

No excuses from Marco Silva as he tastes defeat for first time as Fulham boss

Marco Silva made no excuses for Fulham’s 1-0 defeat against Blackpool at Bloomfield Road on Saturday.

  

Domingos Quina has signed for Fulham on a season-long loan from Watford.

Fulham have signed Nathaniel Chalobah from Watford for an undisclosed fee.

  

Fulham add Watford’s Quina to their squad in deadline day loan move

Domingos Quina has signed for Fulham on a season-long loan from Watford.

QPR

  

QPR boss Warburton: We deserved something from Bournemouth match

Mark Warburton felt QPR deserved more out of their game against Bournemouth after their 2-1 reverse on Tuesday evening.

  

Character of QPR side impresses manager Mark Warburton

Mark Warburton hailed the character of his QPR players after they fought back to salvage a point against Reading.

  

QPR complete loan move for Watford striker Andre Gray

Andre Gray has signed for QPR on a season-long loan from Watford.

  

QPR boss asked about transfer link to Watford striker

Mark Warburton is hopeful Queens Park Rangers can add one more signing before the transfer window shuts – and was asked today about speculation he is interested in Watford striker Andre Gray.

Boxing

  

Riakporhe and Dubois sign promotional deals with BOXXER – with both setting sights on world title honours

Richard Riakporhe and Caroline Dubois have signed promotional deals with BOXXER and their fights will be televised on Sky Sports.

   

Boxing community devastated as tributes are paid to ‘gentle giant’ coach Granville Williams

The passing of coach and mentor Granville Williams has devastated the boxing community. The 66-year-old gentle giant of Miguel’s Boxing Gym in Brixton was a hugely popular former karate black belt who influenced many hundreds of young lives during his 25 years there.

  

Sunny Edwards forced out of first title defence by injury

Sunny Edwards has been forced to withdraw from his first title defence because of an ankle injury. His first title defence, scheduled for tomorrow against Jayson Mama, has been postponed.

  

Greenwich’s Daniel Dubois ready to challenge WBA world champion Trevor Bryan before end of 2021

Daniel Dubois is confident he is ready for WBA world champion Trevor Bryan after racking up a first-round knockout on his US debut.

More Sport

  

Marcus Hook’s veridict on Surrey CCC’s season – inexperience and lack of stars no recipe for success

Surrey fielded a staggering 34 players this summer due to international calls, injuries, Covid-19 and, of course, The Hundred.

  

Ice-hockey: Streatham player-coach Farn remaining cautious despite back-to-back victories

Streatham player-coach Michael Farn heads into this weekend’s fixtures against Oxford City Stars and Milton Keynes Thunder buoyed yet cautious, after a winning start to the 2021-22 campaign.

  

Hercules Wimbledon AC: Six track relay winners at Carshalton event

Hercules Wimbledon sprinters claimed a record six Surrey track relay titles at Carshalton last weekend.

  

Rugby union: Ed Taylor set to find Blackheath captaincy more testing than his immediate predecessors

Ed Taylor is only the fourth player to be appointed as captain of Blackheath since 2005 – but in many ways his task looks to be far more onerous.